Anna Gargarian

Anna Gargarian
Art Curator & Cultural Creative Officer

Art Curator & Cultural Creative Officer
Learning Learning Architects, LLC
2018 – present
⦁ An emergent solutions development agency, working with innovators in the field of technology, AI, education and constructionist learning.
⦁ Translating visions into actions, projects, products and services.


Founding Director & Curator
Hayp Pop Up Gallery
2014 – present
⦁ Innovating contemporary art in Armenia through dynamic models for making and experiencing art
⦁ Curated 13 exhibitions to date in Armenia (Yerevan, Gyumri, Byurakan, Orgov, and on the train in between Yerevan-Gyumri)
⦁ Promoted emerging Armenian artists to an audience of 400,000+ visitors at the European Cultural Centre’s 2017 exhibit in the framework of the 57th Venice International Art Biennale

Curator & Creative Projects Officer
AGBU Armenia
⦁ Lead Research Initiatives, Symposiums, and Special projects on the local and global Creative & Cultural Industries
⦁ Curate international exhibitions
⦁ Develop a strategy for strategic philanthropy in the arts
⦁ Design programs, trainings, and workshops for Capacity Building within cultural NGOs in Armenia

Curator & Commissioner for the Armenian National Pavilion at the Beijing International Art Biennale
⦁ Designed, curated, and coordinated “Dreamscapes”, Armenia’s special exhibit and national pavilion at the 6th Beijing International Art Biennale (2015).

Curator & Content Developer Consulting
⦁ Yerevan, Copenhagen, Florence, Paris, and Boston.
⦁ Clients and collaborators include the Armenian Embassy to Denmark and Norway, the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Armenia, Invivia Design Studio, and Faém Living Jewelry.

Assistant Curator & Head of Communications
Otto Luogo Dell’arte, Florence, Italy
⦁ International avant-garde design and fine art gallery
⦁ Collaborated on over 15 exhibitions, events and special projects in Florence, Paris, Beijing, Zurich, and Milan.


Master’s, Paintings Conservation on Canvas and Panel
Spinelli Institute for Art Restoration, Florence, Italy

Bachelor’s, Art History
New York University
2005 – 2009

BA cum laude, Art History (Minor in Studio Art, Minor in Chemistry)
Fine Arts Society, Casa Italiana, La Maison Francaise

⦁ Creative problem solver
⦁ Organization, administration and management
⦁ Positive leader
⦁ Excellent team player
⦁ Event planning, dynamic promotions, social media, communications and PR
⦁ Community engagement